interactive fiction: Meaning and Definition of

in'terac'tive fic'tion

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. an adventure or mystery story, usually presented as a video game or book, in which the player or reader is given choices as to how the storyline is to develop or the mystery is to be solved.
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